Still Falling For You

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on October 12th 2019
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is coincidental. All tutorials are for non-profit personal use only. No distribution allowed except via text link.

Supplies needed:
PSP – I used X9 but any version will do
Tube of Choice
Font of Choice – I used Kite Script
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Mask012 by Karma
IB-CuddlyRigorMortis-Oct2019-BT by Karmalized Scraps

I used the awesome artwork of Cuddly Rigor Mortis
You can purchase her work and a license from CDO
Please do not use Kristin’s work without purchasing a license first.
This is the Bonus Tube from Kristin for October 2019, so is only available until October 31st 2019

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
Open Frame (1) resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Frame
Open Paper (2) and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Frame Fill 1
Position where it looks best within your Frame
Open Paper (6) and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Frame Fill 2
Position where it looks best within your Frame
Change the blend mode to Overlay
Grab your Magic Wand with these settings:
Mode: Add (shift) / Match Mode: RGB Value / Tolerance & Feather: 0 / Contiguous & Anti-Alias: Checked
Activate the Frame and select inside with your Magic Wand
Selections, Modify, Expand by 5 pixels
Selections, Invert and press delete on both Frame Fill 1 and Frame Fill 2 layers
Selections, None
Activate the Frame and add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 3 / Opacity: 40 / Blur: 10.89 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Activate the white background and open Element (9)
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Back Flower 1
Position towards the top right of the Frame

Add the same drop shadow
Erase any flower that is below the Frame

Open Element (27)
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Back Flower 2
Position on the left top side of the Frame, overlapping Back Flower 1
Add the same drop shadow again and erase any flower that is below the Frame

Open Element (2) and resize to 350 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Back Flower 3
Position overlapping Back Flower 2, so part can be seen to the left of the Frame

Add the same drop shadow and erase any stem from below the Frame

Activate the Frame
Open Element (25) and resize to 350 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Berries
Image, Free Rotate, Right by 90 degrees
Position along the top of the Frame
Select your Selection Tool with these settings:
Selection type: Rectangle / Mode: Add (Shift) / Feather: 0 / Anti-Alias: Checked
Select the right corner that is covering the Frame

Selections, Promote Selection to Layer
On the original layer, press delete
Selections, None
Rename the Promoted Selection – Top Berries
Move the original Berries layer below Frame Fill 1
Add the same drop shadow to both Berries and Top Berries layers

Activate the Frame again
Open Element (16) and resize to 150 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Mushrooms
Position at the bottom left of the Frame
Erase the one of the far right
Add the same drop shadow

Open Element (15) and resize to 100 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Acorns
Position at the base of the Mushrooms
Add the same drop shadow

Open Element (3) and resize to 150 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Pumpkins
Position on the bottom right of the canvas
Add the same drop shadow

Open Element (1) and resize to 100 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Lantern
Position next to the Pumpkins slightly overlapping them
Add the same drop shadow

Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I resized to 45%, all layers unchecked
Position your tube where it looks best
Add the same drop shadow

Activate the white background layer again
Open a paper of choice – I used Paper (6)
Resize to 450 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Mask
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for Karmalized_Mask012 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Move the mask to where you want it
Erase any from below the frame (if you want)

Delete the white background layer
Crop away all excess canvas
Layers, Merge, Merge Visible to a new layer
If you DO NOT have this option
Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Paste as a new layer – line it up with the original layers
Rename Top Blur
Layers, Arrange, Bring to Top

Image, Increase Canvas Size, set to 600 x 600, central placement selected
Working on Top Blur
Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 7
Change the blend mode to Overlay and reduce the opacity to 85
Effects, Texture Effects, Texture
Choose a texture of choice – I used Woodgrain with these settings:

Select your preset shape tool with these settings:
Shape: Ellipse / Anti-Alias & Create as Vector: Checked / Line style: Solid / Width: 5.00
Set your foreground color to ANY random color, I used #15E004
Background set to null
Draw a circle round your tag area

Do Not Convert to Raster
Select your text tool and choose a font
Set your foreground to null, background to a color of choice
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Position your curse over the edge of the circle
When you get a +A) or +T) symbol, click and add your text of choice
I wrote ‘still falling for you’
I used a combination of AL_LePORSCHE (still for you) and Carily (falling)
Position the text where you want it on the circle

On your layer palette, click the + sign
In the indented layer, click the eye on the Ellipse layer
This will hide the circle, now convert the text to raster
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

Add the same drop shadow as used throughout
Rename Wordart
Move this layer below the Top Blur

With your text tool still active, choose another font – I used Carily again
Keep your settings the same changing the background color if required
Add your name and position where it looks best
When happy, convert to raster
Add the same Gradient Glow, changing the color if needed
Add the same drop shadow

Add your artists copyrights, scrap credits and your own taggers watermark as a new layer
Crop away any excess canvas
Save as a jpg/png
All Done

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